Universal human rights?

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United Nations. General Assembly,
  • Human rights

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Robert G. Patman.
ContributionsPatman, Robert G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3240 .U585 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL59109M
ISBN 100312232659
LC Control Number99087200

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